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Leave voters do not want a “Global Britain”

The 52 per cent didn’t vote for new free trade deals but a focus on domestic issues

By Matthew Bevington  

Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox. Photo: Victoria Jones/PA Wire/PA Images

Boris Johnson may have quit in the whirlwind of the past few days, but the “Global Britain” foreign policy agenda remains.

As Donald Trump arrives for his first visit as United States president, his ambassador to the UK—Woody Johnson—has made no secret that Trump “would love to do a bilateral trade deal.” Many Brexit-supporting MPs and the prime minister herself would see such a deal as a boon to their wider Global Britain agenda.

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